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  1. Health & Nutrition
    So Bert was about 48 lbs at a year and 3 months when I got him from the shelter. He was about 55 lbs 6 months later and stayed pretty steady at that weight. We’ve had a really hot summer here in California, and we’ve also been on a few trips where my sister or my teenagers have cared for our 2...
  2. Health & Nutrition
    We are picking up Bullet from shelter tomorrow. He presents some quite unique challenges. He weighs 63 lbs. Maybe 5-7 lbs overweight. He is tripod so doesn't get the optimum exercise. His walking/running is obviously limited in duration. Open to thoughts how we can get him slim and trim so he...
  3. General Discussion
    So I adopted my APBT a little over a year ago (she was fixed a week before the adoption)..when I brought her home, she weighed 65lbs, eating 3 cups a day of some weird kibble I've never heard of or been able to find by me. So I switched her to Wellness..cut back a cup after she started gaining...
  4. Health & Nutrition
    Hi folks, So a few years ago my wife and I had a new member join our family and 85 pound pit, we took her to the local vet where we were living at the time and they told us she was between 5 & 7yrs, and to feed her the recommended amount on the dog food we had. So she was eating 4 cups a day. We...
  5. Health & Nutrition
    I have an overweight Senior lab and currently feeding 2 cups a day of Nutro large breed weight management. I would like to get her to lose weight but I am not sure what to try. I also have a 2 year old pit and not sure if they should be on the same food? I have had her tested for her thyroids...
  6. Health & Nutrition
    How would you tell if your dog is overweight? Cooper weighs #70 and he's 11-months. His profile looks good, taper at the groin area and waist. ribs show slightly. He's full of energy, and will chase a Frisbee as long as we throw it, two or three 45-min sessions/evening after a 2-mile walk. He...
  7. General Discussion
    so Boomer went in for his boosters and a check up and our vet was not happy with his weight. hes about 22 months and weighs in at 78lbs. we know he isn't in his summer shape but we got quite a lecture on how just 8lbs can take years off a dogs life and blah blah blah. while i'm not arguing he's...
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